How Do I List Contract Work on My Resume?

As a contract worker, you have opportunities to gain a variety of experience in your field. These jobs showcase your ability to learn systems quickly and hone a variety of skills. When you have long-term contract work, employers typically view it as having a full-time job. As a result, listing contract work on your resume… Read More »

5 Ways to Get Your Social Media Profiles Ready for Your Job Search

Now more than ever, hiring managers and recruiters are turning to social media to learn more about job candidates. They want to find out more about whom they might call in for an interview or extend a job offer. As a result, you want your social media profiles to reveal only the information you want… Read More »

Experiencing Radio Silence During Your Job Search? 4 Tips to Gain Momentum.

After what felt like a successful job interview, you might wait a significant amount of time without hearing back about a potential offer. There may be a variety of reasons for this. Maybe the manager left on vacation and will make a hiring decision when they return. Perhaps they asked HR to extend an offer… Read More »

Your Career Checklist: Comparing a Bad Job vs. a Bad Day

Like everyone else, you have bad days at work. You may have a conflict with a coworker, forget to bring your lunch, or have to work late and miss an important event. However, when you repeatedly have bad days that turn into weeks or months, there may be a bigger problem. Here are some tips… Read More »

4 Spooky Myths About Working with a Recruiter

Working with a recruiter may be beneficial to your job search. They offer a vast network with unadvertised roles that result in less competition for interviews and increased odds of receiving an offer. Because many people have misconceptions about what recruiters do and whom they advocate for, we want to clear up the following four… Read More »

5 Traits to Look for in Your Next Recruiter

When hiring a staffing recruiter, there are specific traits to look for. Although every recruiter is different, the best ones have a number of characteristics in common. When hiring your next recruiter, focus on finding these five traits. 1. Relationships A top recruiter acts as a confidential sounding board, workforce/workplace expert and friend. A recruiter… Read More »

Feeling Alone in Your Job Hunt?

Your job hunt can be a long journey. It’s daunting and intimidating to walk through it alone. You may not know where to start, how to get through the interview, how to deal with rejection, or anything else that comes up along your journey. Know that Barracuda Staffing is here for you. We’ll walk beside… Read More »

Endless Applications

I remember when I started looking for a job here in Tulsa. I spent six months on the hunt for the perfect one that checked off everything I was searching for. Looking for jobs became my full time job, and let me tell you – I probably filled out hundreds of applications before I got… Read More »

Job Hunting has Changed

Job search tactics have changed over the years. It’s a digital era, impersonal, and resumes are now required. You may be used to the old ways of getting a job, but you’ll find that the environment has changed completely. Not sure how to handle all of that? Here’s how Barracuda Staffing can help with all… Read More »

If You’ve Had Bad Experiences with Other Agencies

We know that not all staffing agencies are created equal. We know the assumptions that people make about staffing agencies. Most of all, we know that sometimes the thing that stops you from coming in is a past negative experience. If you were wondering what makes it better with Barracuda, just keep reading through this.… Read More »